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Kamaz starts new engine assembly

Kamaz starts new engine assembly

Russian truck manufacturer Kamaz will start assembling engines on a new line from March this year in a newly built plant. In the past, Kamaz relied for decades on an ancient and relatively inefficient V8 design. Now, together with German company Liebherr, the Russians developed an inline six twelve litre engine, said to become available…Continue Reading

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Dakar 2015: Liebherr powered Kamaz wins! ?

Dakar 2015: Liebherr powered Kamaz wins! ?

The 2015 Dakar was again dominated by the Russian Kamaz team. Funny is that these trucks are ‘Liebherr powered’ and that is also what is written on the side of the truck. For the regulations that is not possible, because the components on a rallytruck must be from production trucks. Now Liebherr does not produce…Continue Reading

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Kamaz and Liebherr in engine deal

It was not a coincidence that we saw Kamaz using Liebherr engines during the Dakar rally. Construction vehicle manufacturer  Liebherr  announced a joint engine development with Russian vehicle manufacturer Kamaz for the development and manufacturing of a range of six-cylinder inline diesel engines of 12 litre displacement, just before the rally started. Liebherr explained that the…Continue Reading

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